Further, any COVID-19 related symptoms in any of these staff members must be promptly reported to the state and district Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP) and RT-PCR tests must be conducted on the suspected worker. Hands must be sanitized or washed frequently; unnecessary touching of objects like door handles must be avoided. The entire area must also be sanitised frequently. The driver and passenger will follow all social distancing norms and the former will also have to undergo 14 days of home quarantine later. Kerala has trains coming to Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram and Kozhikode from other states. The COVID-19 hotspots in the state such as Thiruvananthapuram, Kasaragod and Kannur will be under tight vigil as far as public movement is concerned. "@type": "WebSite", • Wear face cover / mask throughout the journey. “We have to identify each of the applicants and it has to be ensured that they can reach the originating station on time. The Railways said those with confirmed tickets can enter the New Delhi railway station from the Paharganj side only. 02081 Kannur–Thiruvananthapuram Janshatabdi Special – Departure from Kannur at 04.50 hrs; arrival at Thiruvananthpuram Central at 14.25 hrs, on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays (5 days a week except Wednesdays and Sundays). Six "shramik (worker) special" trains, carrying migrants, students and others stranded by the coronavirus lockdown, departed from Kerala, Telangana, Maharashtra and Rajasthan on Friday. "Subsequently, 40 new routes have been identified and notified (and frequency of some of the previous routes has been increased). In addition, proper connectivity has also been ensured to Guwahati to ensure supplies in the Northeastern region of the country. 02617 Ernakulam – Nizamuddin Superfast Special (Daily) - Departure from Ernakulam Junction at 13.15 hrs; arrival Nizamuddin at 13.15 hrs the third day. Follow our special coverage of Coronavirus pandemic in India and get news updates from around the world. The Railway is actively considering a proposal in this regard considering the rush witnessed in the Shramik Special trains operated during the lockdown to take migrant labourers back to their home states. • Do not move around the coaches unnecessarily. All passengers should follow these guidelines, informed Railways in a press release. The return train will ply from June 9). The Railways will operate eight trains through Kerala on the first day. Train services resumed in Kerala on Monday. Here's a list of all the special trains and the running schedule: Only passengers with confirmed e-tickets will be allowed to enter the station. •Thiruvananthapuram to Kannur Jan Shatabdi Express and return (The return train from Kannur will begin service from June 2). Some trains are being run with only two parcel vans, or with one parcel van and brake van," the railways said. On Monday, the government railway website IRCTC opened booking for these trains. If a person fails to follow home quarantine, they will be compulsorily shifted to institutional quarantine. The government has made it clear that all passengers who are planning to exit Kerala must reach their respective railway station early — at least 4 hours in advance. Those with symptoms of Covid-19 would be taken to government quarantine facilities and their swab would be taken for Covid-19 tests,” said a source. • The Railways has decided to restrict the number of stops for two long–distance trains to Mumbai and New Delhi. Travelling by train to Kerala during lockdown? 02284 Nizamuddin–Ernakulam Junction Weekly Duronto Special – Departure Nizamuddin at 21.15 hrs on Saturdays; arrival at Ernakulam Junction at 16.10 hrs on third day (This train will begin service from June 6). In the third phase, the buses from outside the state can be allowed to enter. • Carry hand sanitizers and masks. The person posting the comment will be in sole ownership of its responsibility. • Do not travel standing near the doors. The IRCTC website stopped working on Monday for nearly two hours from 4pm -- the time set by the government to allow users to book the tickets -- with the Railways saying that the "data pertaining to special trains" was being uploaded. At the arriving station, these details of the passengers will be verified and a medical check-up will be done. Click here to join our channel and stay updated with the latest Biz news and updates. Go live with Manorama Online App, the number A special non-AC train from Delhi to Kerala will leave New Delhi on May 20 at 6 pm with 1,304 passengers. In a major boost to supply chain across the country, the railways has for the first time introduced time-tabled parcel trains for nationwide transportation of essential commodities and other goods, the national transporter said on Wednesday, identifying 40 new routes for such vans. "potentialAction": { Manorama Online, Malayala Manorama, P.B No.26, Kottayam 686 001, Kerala, India. • Follow social distancing at railway stations and trains. • Train No. No one will be allowed to come via Ajmeri Gate side, it said. Sources said the state was set to allow more trains from Hyderabad, Kerala, Rajasthan and Punjab from Wednesday. The task force also suggests to keep a constant eye on the number of new Corona positive cases in the state, while relaxing the lockdown. The stations must also be supported with wheelchair facilities, stand by power system and public address systems. •. "@context": "http://schema.org", Ideally, each exit gate must be allotted for passengers from a particular area or cluster of districts and further travel from the railway station can be coordinated in a planned manner. The railways on Sunday said it will "gradually" restart operations from Tuesday as the country eases the coronavirus lockdown. Do not spit in vestibule areas and from doors, windows. What you need to know. Parking slots with a considerable area to park vehicles which will pick up these passengers. Further, those who land up in Kerala without any exit pass issued to them via the COVID-19 Jagratha portal will also be sent to 14-day institutional quarantine. “The train from Vellore — mainly patients and their relatives — would reach Howrah on Tuesday afternoon and the train from Bangalore — which would ferry about 1,250 migrant workers — is scheduled to reach Kharagpur on Tuesday night or early Wednesday. • Train No. All passengers will have to undergo health check-ups. •Thiruvananthapuram to Kozhikode Jan Shatabdi Express and return). Trains for stranded people in Vellore and Bangalore. For this, proper medical check-up cubicles adhering to COVID-19 containment protocol must be set up in the stations. The Railways has decided to operate 200 special passenger trains in different parts of the country starting from June 1. "It will be mandatory for the passengers to wear face cover and undergo screening at departure and only asymptomatic passengers will be allowed to board the train," the Railway Ministry said in a statement. All required arrangements have been put in place for these two trains,” said a senior state government official. Many people have applied to come to the state through the app launched by the state. •Train No. The train tickets can only be booked online using the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) website or mobile app. With this, almost all the important cities of India will get connected for transportation of vital goods at a fast speed. Two more trains will be added to the list on Tuesday, while two other services will begin on June 6 and June 9, taking the total number of trains to 12. Presently, Kerala has a total of seven hotspot districts. Kochi: New train services connecting Kerala with Uttar Pradesh and Odisha are likely to be introduced soon. Officials said allowing a train to the state involved a series of activities. All those who have earlier applied via this portal by choosing modes of transport other than train should resubmit fresh applications indicating their mode of travel as ‘train.’. These parking spaces, too, need to be in sync with the exit gates so that a passenger exiting from one specific gate will go to a specific parking lot. Each of these four phases will last for a period of 15 days, and will end in the month of July 2020. one Malayalam News site on our ALSO READ| Kerala CM Urges Centre To Operate Special Trains To Transport Stranded Migrant Workers. Travelling to Kerala from another state or from abroad? A member of the special task force stated that the committee had brain stormed collectively and had suggested a slew of measures which will ensure the continuation of social distancing in public spaces after the nationwide lockdown is lifted on April 14, 2020. Further, the guidelines add that all passengers included in a single ticket (children) will have to form a group while submitting their application for a pass on COVID-19 Jagratha. 06346 Thiruvananthapuram Central–Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak Special (Daily) – Departure from Thiruvananthapuram Central at 09.30; arrival at Mumbai Lokmanya Tilak at 17.45 next day. June 01, 2020 06:55 AM IST. (File). As an elaborate arrangement has to be put in place for each train ferrying in stranded people from other states, the state government is not in a hurry to allow many trains to the state at one point of time. Till April 5, 27 routes were notified, out of which 17 routes were regular scheduled services, while the remaining were for single trips only.